Orthopedic Physical Therapists Prineville OR

Orthopedic physical therapists diagnose and treat injuries of the muscular and skeletal systems. Orthopedic injuries and problems include repetitive strain injuries, ankle sprain, and osteoarthritis. Read on to learn more and to gain access to expert orthopedic physical therapists in Prineville, OR.

Burket Bradley J Md
(541) 447-1008
1251 NE Elm St
Prineville, OR
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Rebound Physical Therapy Llc
(541) 416-7476
425 N Main St
Prineville, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Peak Performance Physical Therapy
(541) 923-0410
450 NW Greenwood Ave
Redmond, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Rebound Physical Therapy
(541) 416-7476
427 North Main St
Prineville, OR
 
St. Charles Medical Center - Redmond Home Health Dept.
(541) 388-7796
1253 N. Canal Blvd.
Redmond, OR
 
Smith Ken W Physcl Therpst
(541) 447-6846
260 NE 4th St
Prineville, OR
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Physical Therapist

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Therapy Rebound Physical
(541) 548-0593
974 SW Veterans Way
Redmond, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Rebound Physical Therapy
(541) 504-2350
974 SW Veterans Way Ste 4
Redmond, OR
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Physical Therapist

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Prineville Physical Therapy
(541) 447-6846
260 Northwest 4th St
Prineville, OR
 
Blackwell Sam PT Cascade Rehab
(541) 923-1436
2441 Southwest Canal Blvd
Redmond, OR
 
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Physical Therapists Give Hands-On Help for People with Knee Osteoarthritis

New evidence shows that special hands-on treatment given by trained physical therapists helps ease pain and stiffness in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The manual treatments used by the physical therapists in this study included hands-on tissue work, graded joint movements, and stretching. These treatments have been shown to calm pain and inflammation, help joints move better, and relax muscles.

Eighty-three patients were randomly placed in either a treatment group or a control group. Both groups were given a survey about their pain. They were also tested to see how far they could walk in a six-minute period. Then the patients went to therapy two times each week for a total of four weeks.

Along with manual therapies, the patients in the treatment group also did standard knee exercises in the clinic and at home. Participants in the control group were only given mock ultrasound treatments set at the lowest possible level, too low to really help their knee problem. This group was also told not to do anything different in the way of exercise or activity.

In the first few visits, people given manual treatments reported feeling 20 to 40 percent better. All patients again took the survey and did the walking test at eight weeks and then at one year after starting the therapy. Participants in the treatment group showed significant improvements according to the survey, and they walked further during the six-minute walk test. Compared to the control group, the patie...

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